Wells Township, Rice County, MN.

December 2, 2013 Minutes

December 2, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Wells Town Hall


On Monday, December 2, 2014 the Wells Town Board met at the Wells Town Hall.

Board Members present: Jeff LaCanne, Nancy Johnson, Rich Cap, Marlene Pohl and James Zahn.

Also present were: James Gare, Thomas Furlong, Diane Furlong, Jon Hansen and Chris Trubenbach

Chairman Jeff LaCanne opened the meeting at 7:07 with the pledge of allegence.

The minutes of the November 4,2013 meeting were read by James Zahn. Nancy Johnson moved to accept the minutes and the motion was seconded by Rich Cap. The motion carried.


Wells Lake Court Ditch the Township is waiting onformation from Julie Runkel and Bolton and Menk on ditch depth.

Malrene Pohl has discussed with Travis Block of the City of Faribault handling maintenance of shared roads. She will try to set up a meeting with him.



The Furlong’s presented their plans on The West Ridge Preliminary Plat. And request for avariance for a grage and deck which will go before Rice County Planning Commission  on Dec. 5, 2013. Board members will attend the planning commission in support of the Furlong’s.

Requirements for Burning Permits change to calendar year beginning in January. Nancy Johnson will pick up the new forms.

There was concern with how the contractors would leave some construction areas along Township roads. Large holes and piles of construction materials could cause safety problems for our snow plow. Bolton Menk was to be contacted to make sure areas of concern were addressed.

Jon Hansen was concerned that the township wouldn’t plow snow on Becker Trail. He has buildings along the road and need access. The Township will plow the road. Jon also wanted to know if the Township would improve the road if he sells lots along the road. Nothing was decided.

Farewell Avenue has been marked for utilities so Homeblad will clean the ditch.

At 8:47 P.M. Rich Cap moved to adjourn the meetng. The motion was seconded by Nancy Johnson and the motion passed.

Respectfully Submitted by
James Zahn
Deputy Clerk.